101 - Carl W. Starkey - Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Norman, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 14.605 W 097° 26.405
14S E 641928 N 3901152
Quick Description: Carl Starkey was born the same year that the play Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand, premiered in Paris.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2013 7:51:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMJQ1T
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 4

Long Description:
The final resting place of Carl Starkey is at the west side of the Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery, south of the road.

Text on marker:


Z. Thelma
Nov. 19, 1899
May 29, 1976

Carl W.
Dec. 2, 1897
May 26, 1999

Text on second marker:

Carl W. Starkey
World War I
Dec. 2, 1897
May 26, 1999

Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Carl's time on earth:

1897: The first issue of the feminist newspaper La Fronde is published by Marguerite Durand.
1907: The first taxicabs with taxi meters begin operating in London.
1917: A conscription crisis in Canada leads to passage of the Military Service Act.
1927: King George V proclaims the change of his title from King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
1937: The first issue of Detective Comics is published in the United States. Twenty-seven issues later, Detective Comics introduces Batman. The magazine goes on to become the longest continually published comic book in American history; it is still published as of 2013.
1947: John C. Hennessy, Jr., brings the first Volkswagen Beetle to the United States
1957: Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat is published in the United States.
1967: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison claims he will solve the John F. Kennedy assassination, and that a conspiracy was planned in New Orleans.
1977: First test taxi flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise (Feb. 15)
1987: First ever Rugby World Cup kicks off with New Zealand playing Italy at Eden Park, Auckland
1999: Oklahoma tornado outbreak: A devastating tornado, rated F5 on the Fujita scale, slams into Moore, Oklahoma, killing 36 people (+5 indirectly).
Location of Headstone: Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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